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Malawi farmer in his maize field intercropped with fertilizer trees. Photo: Mark Ndipita/ICRAF

Malawi farmer in his maize field intercropped with fertilizer trees. Photo: Mark Ndipita/ICRAF


The adoption of fertilizer trees on farms is a simple and effective way to improve soil fertility, food productivity and therefore contribute to food security. Yet, there is still little empirical research that documents the impact of fertilizer trees on food security among smallholder farmer households. Researchers from the World Agroforestry Centre carried out a study in Malawi to analyze the impact of the adoption of fertilizer trees on food security among smallholder farmers
Reblogged from the Agroforestry World Blog. Read the full article here→

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